Rainbow Tofu Inari Sushi

Inari sushi is when fried tofu pockets are filled with vinegared rice. Today, we wanted to offer a low-carb but protein-packed option. The best thing about this inari sushi is that it is full of healthy, nutritious goodies. The downside? You can't stop eating them!!



Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Servings: 2-3




Ingredients


For filling:

  • 1 block of soft tofu

  • 1/2 cup of quinoa

  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 1 tbsp of poaching liquid

For toppings:

  • 1 small cucumber (thinly sliced)

  • 1/2 carrot (thinly sliced)

  • 3 mushrooms (sliced)

  • 3 mini bell peppers (sliced)

  • 1/2 avocado (smashed)


  • 18-20 Inari age (fried tofu pouches)

  • black sesame seeds to garnish

  • spring onion to garnish




Instructions


  • First, press the tofu for at least 20 minutes and set aside.

  • Cook quinoa according to the package.

  • Prepare the veggies: thinly slice carrots(a peeler is a great tool for thin slices), slice the mushrooms, smash avocado, slice mini bell pepper, thinly slice the cucumber. Set everything aside.




  • in a big bowl, mix cooked quinoa, pressed tofu (smashed), rice vinegar, and poaching liquid. Once mixed, set aside.





  • Gently open the bean curd pouch, put the mixed quinoa inside the pouch, and place the toppings on top.

  • Garnish with sesame seeds or spring onions.








Enjoy! 😋😉